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Tekahionwake Exhibit at Chiefswood National Historic Site

We wanted to alert you about a special exhibit titled Tekahionwake: The Career & Celebrity of E. Pauline Johnson on now at the Chiefswood National Historic Site, near Brantford, Ontario. E. Pauline Johnson was a half-Mohawk, half-English performance artist who took the … Continue reading

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Carolyn Pogue’s latest workshop is titled “Raising the Dead: Harvest your family tree…”

And what a title it is! Though some might think it’s got zombie overtones, Carolyn Pogue’s multi-Saturday workshops at the Alexandra Writers’ Centre in Calgary will bring up family history as a great source of inspiration for plotting and character … Continue reading

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Carolyn Pogue leads student writing workshops at The Bennett Centre, Edmonton, this week

The Bennett Centre, part of the Edmonton Public School Board, will hold two student writers’ workshops this week, and Gwen author Carolyn Pogue will be teaching. On February 28 and March 1, Carolyn will conduct the workshop for students in … Continue reading

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Carolyn Pogue reads from Gwen

In this charming video, Carolyn reads from her W.O. Mitchell Award-nominated novel Gwen, about a British home child who travels to Brantford, Ontario, to work as a housemaid. Carolyn also provides some fascinating historical background on British home children and … Continue reading

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Carolyn Pogue at the Achieving the Promise Forum, 2012

Public Interest Alberta held a forum on ‘Achieving the Promise’ to eliminate child poverty in Alberta in Edmonton last month. Among the speakers was author Carolyn Pogue, who spoke of the systemic issues facing children in the province as well … Continue reading

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Carolyn Pogue protests child poverty at the Alberta legislature

The Edmonton Journal reported today that 91,000 children’s prayers were presented at the Alberta legislature in protest of child poverty in the province. Carolyn Pogue, author of the Gwen series, helped organize the event. She said the paper dolls were … Continue reading

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On Carolyn Pogue reading at Owl’s Nest Books in Calgary last Saturday

Carolyn Pogue is on the homepage of Calgary is Awesome today! She read from Gwen in West Wind Calling to a packed house at Owl’s Nest Books on Saturday, with fellow Sumach Press author Gail Sidonie Sobat coming all the … Continue reading

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